Douwe Jan Joustra
Douwe Jan Joustra is a consistent thinker and doer in the circular economy, senior expert and enthusiastic speaker, nationally and internationally. In 2009/2010 he introduced the concept of circular economy in the Netherlands after he had a supporting role in the development of Cradle to Cradle in the Netherlands. Douwe Jan Joustra has a background in systems ecology, transition management and was responsible for process innovations focused on climate neutral cities. He initiated Circular Fashion during the period he was Head of Circular Transformation at C&A Foundation. Joustra is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Circular Apparel Innovation Factory. He is the owner/managing director of ICE-Amsterdam (Implement Circular Economy) and is a founding partner in the Ecomimicry Institute.